The business model saga of Global Agenda
is an interesting one, and PC Gamer
recently sat down with Hi-Rez
COO Todd Harris
to chat about it. In a brief interview, Harris mentions his observations on free-to-play and the future of gaming as well as Global Agenda's
resounding success since going to a full-featured F2P model.
"We have many, many more people creating accounts every day, many more people playing concurrently, our revenues are higher than they ever have been before which means we can develop content and put it into the game faster than ever before
," he explained.
It wasn't always so, as Harris also admits to a bit of F2P bias in a previous life. With Global Agenda
flying high under its new model, though, it's unlikely that Hi-Rez
will be looking back. "I do think [F2P is] clearly the direction of gaming
," Harris says.